News Update 13th August 2014

    Good News Update 106             13 August 2014    GOD’S NOT DEAD!   With reports from Syria and Iraq of possible genocide of minority groups and of Christians being martyred for refusing to recant their faith, we are continue to pray for their deliverance. Today, in fact, is a global united day of…

ACL 14th August 2014

  14 August 2014   Yesterday the government announced it would offer asylum to 4000 people from the crisis in Syria and Iraq. The places offered are within the current humanitarian intake. See our media release. You can still sign ACL’s petition to the Prime Minister Tony Abbott to increase the humanitarian intake refugees.acl.org.au. On the same…

ACL National Conference 2014

  I’m writing to invite you to join the ACL Team and I in Canberra for our National Conference from October 24-25. Our conference theme, Speak Up, is taken from Proverbs 31:8 which says: Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Whether it is persecuted religious…

ACL 7th August 2014

  7 August 2014   Last weekend ACL’s Lyle Shelton addressed a rally in Melbourne for persecuted Christians in Iraq calling for Australia’s humanitarian intake to increase. Watch what he told the rally. There’s been a lot of media attention around Down syndrome baby Gammy. Lyle writes in his weekly column that not enough of us are willing…

ACL 31st July 2014

    31 July 2014   Today we lodged your submissions into the inquiry about recognising overseas same-sex marriages. Here’s a quick update from Lyle Shelton filmed at Parliament House. Today we launched a new campaign urging the Prime Minister to provide refuge for the persecuted church. Hundreds and thousands of Christians are being persecuted for their…

News Update 17th July 2014

    Good News Update 103                  17 July 2014    Courage Under Fire   We want to update you on the progress since last writing about the courageous personal battle of Bernard Gaynor.  Good News Update 89 ‘In Defence of Religious Freedom‘, dated 12 February 2014, explained his stand in regard…

News Update 23rd July 2014

    Good News Update 104                  23 July 2014    For the Future of Our Nation & Our Children      Today is the 4th anniversary of the Canberra Declaration.  Dr Graham McLennan, one of the original visionaries, writes, “the Canberra Declaration was launched in the Commonwealth Parliament on Friday…

ACL 24th July 2014

24 July 2014   The Victorian Government has recently introduced a new rule banning students from gathering for bible studies or prayer groups in public schools. This is an attack on student freedom and must be reversed.  If you are in Victoria, please take a few moments to email your MP and the Minister for…

Voice for Values 22nd July 2014

  Also in this issue: • Our Voice for Values is being heard – and bringing change – thanks to you! • It’s time to speak up again to preserve marriage• Let’s Stand United for These Upcoming Challenges and Opportunities • From Lyle to you No images? Click here   ​   ​   ​    …

ACL 17th July 2014

17 July 2014   ACL has been one of many voices speaking out about the degrading Wicked Campers Slogans. Whilst the apology overnight from the company is welcomed, the self-regulatory system of outdoor advertising is not working. Penalties need to be introduced to prevent re-offending. Read our media release. There has been a lot of media…